Showing posts with label General Knowledge. Show all posts
Showing posts with label General Knowledge. Show all posts

Monday, 23 March 2020

What Do You Know About Tik Tok?(#eduvictors)(#knowthecompany)(#parenting)

What do you know about Tik Tok?  

What Do You Know About Tik Tok?(#eduvictors)(#knowthecompany)(#parenting)

TikTok is a Chinese based video-sharing social networking service. It is owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming. It is used to create short dance, lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos.

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm and it boasts around 524 million active users worldwide.  In China, where it is known as Duoyin, which has 250+ million active users.


Musical.ly was founded in 2014 and enjoyed a steady flow in app downloads and user adoption. On July 6th 2015, Musical.ly reached number one in the iTunes app charts, exploding almost overnight.


Saturday, 9 November 2019

NTSE/CTET/Competitions - General Knowledge - Environmental Institutes (#GeneralKnowledgeIndia)(#eduvictors)

Environmental Institutes

General Knowledge
NTSE/CTET/Competitions


Among the enormous number of foundations and institutes that manage ecological assurance and environmental  protection, a few of known institutes and organizations  (some are government-funded) are listed underneath:

1. Arid Zone Research Institute—Jodhpur

2. Central Pollution Control Board—Delhi

3. Central Museum Authority—New Delhi

4. Rehabilitation Institute of Social Forestry and Ecology— Allahabad/Pryagraj

5. G. B, Pant Himalayan Environment and Development Institute— Almora

6. Himalayan Forest Research Centres - Shimla

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Current Affairs - Know Your Cabinet Ministers, President and other Famous Persons(#general knowledge)(#eduvictors)

Current Affairs - Who is Who

Current Affairs - Know Your Cabinet Ministers, President and other Famous Persons(#general knowledge)(#eduvictors)


Q1: Who is External Affairs minister?

Q2: Name the Defence minister.

Q3: Who was the first president of India?

Q4: Who was popularly called Iron Man of India?

Q5: Who is the Chief Minister of Odhisha?

Q6: Name the capital of Maharashtra?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

General Knowledge - Tribes and Races Of the World (#compete4Exams) (#cbseNotes)

Tribes and Races Of the World

General Knowledge - Tribes and Races Of the World (#compete4Exams) (#cbseNotes)

Afridis:
A race of hill men on the north-west frontier of Pakistan (tribal area of Waziristan).

Bedouins:
Nomadic tribe of Arabia, spread over the whole of Northern Africa and Western Asia.

Bhils:
A primitive Dravidian race inhabiting Central India.

General Knowledge - Tribes and Races Of the World (#compete4Exams) (#cbseNotes)
Bhil Women

Boer:
A name applied to South Africans of Dutch or Huguenot descent, especially to early settlers of Transvaal and the Orange Free State and their descendants.

Bushmen:
They live in the Kalahari desert. They are probably the descendants of the earliest inhabitants of Africa. They rank among the most uncivilized and backward peoples in the world. Their food consists almost entirely of meat, often raw or decomposed, and in times of scarcity they will eat insects, snakes etc.

Thursday, 3 August 2017

CBSE Class 9/10/NTSE/CTET - Important Rivers Of India (#cbseNotes)

Important Rivers Of India

CBSE Class 9 - Geography Notes

CBSE Class 9 - Social Science - Geography - Chapter Drainage (Q and A) (#cbseNotes)


1. Ganga
States covered: Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal
Length: 2,525 K.M.
Origin at: Gangotri
Ends at: Bay of Bengal


2. Yamuna
States covered: Uttarakhand,Himachal Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi
Length: 1,376 K.M.
Origin at: Garhwal in Yamunotri
Ends at: Bay of Bengal


3. Brahmaputra
States covered: Assam, Arunachal,Tibet
Length: 2,900 K.M.
Origin at: Lake Manasarovar
Ends at: Bay of Bengal


Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Who is Who (General Awareness Q and A)

Who IS Who?

Who is Who (General Awareness Q and A)



General Knowledge Quiz



Q1: Who is Railways Cabinet Minister in Indian Central Government?

Answer: Suresh Prabhu



Q2: Who is Human Resource Development minister?

Answer: Smt Smriti Zubin Irani



Q3: Who is the chief Minister of Gujarat?

Answer: Anandiben Patel


Q4: Who was the first President Of India?

Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Quiz on Sobriquets

Quiz on Sobriquets

Quiz on Sobriquets

A sobriquet is a nickname often more popular than the real name of a person or place or thing. It is usually a familiar name not a pseudonym.

Test your knowledge how many Sobriquets do you know?


Q1: Name the Indian political leader who is also popularly called 'Loknayak'?

(a) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
(b) Jayprakash Narayn
(c) Atal Bihari Bajpai
(d) Vallabh Bhai Patel


Q2: Who is also known as Frontier Gandhi?

(a) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
(b) Feroz Gandhi
(c) Abdul Gaffar Khan
(d) C R Das


Q3: Who is popularly called Iron Lady?

(a) Margaret Thatcher
(b) Madonna
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) Lady Gaga


Q4: Who is also called as Grand Old Man of India?

(a) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(b) Subhash Chander Bose
(c) Vallabh Bhai Patel
(d) Dada Bhai Naroji


Q5: Who is often called as the king of Rock n Roll?

(a) Michael Jackson
(b) Bruce Springsteen
(c) Elvis Presley
(d) George Michael

Saturday, 16 May 2015

General Knowledge - First Person In India

First Person in India


Event Person's Name
 First Governor-General of Independent India    Lord Mountbatten
 Indian Governor-General of Independent India     Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
 First President of India  Dr. Rajendra Prasad 
 Prime Minister  Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.
 Vice-President  Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan  
 First I. C. S. (Civil Services)  Satyendra Nath Tagore
 Raman Magsaysay awardee  Acharya Vinoba Bhave
 Nobel prize winner  Rabindra Nath Tagore
 First Woman President  Smt. Pratibha Patil
 Space traveller  Sqd. Leader Rakesh Sharma
 Chairman of Lok Sabha  G. B. Mavlankar
 Chief Election Commissioner  Sukumar Sen
 Chief Justice of Supreme Court  Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
 Indian Chairman in International Court  Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh

Sunday, 3 May 2015

NTSE SAT Quiz-20

NTSE SAT QUIZ-20

MCQs


Q1: Belief in equality of income and wealth is called:

(a) Capitalism
(b) Equalitarianism
(c) Altruism
(d) Socialism

Q2: Which of the following satellites helps to telecast TV network programmes all over the country?

(a) INSAT-1B
(b) Rohini
(c) Apple
(d) Aryabhatta

Q3: Latin America, Africa and Asia are jointly said to belong to the

(a) third world
(b) first world
(c) second world
(d) developed world

Q4: Which of the following is wrong?

(a) President can be removed by impeachment
(b) President is head of the state
(c) President is head of the Government
(d) President is elected by an electoral college of elected members of Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of the State.

Q5: The colour of the star is an indication of 

Monday, 4 November 2013

Modern India History (GK Quiz-8)

Modern India History
(GK Quiz-8)
Modern India History (GK Quiz-8)

Q1: In which year Vasco da Gama arrived at Calicut, India?

(a) 1398
(b) 1495
(c) 1496
(d) 1498


Q2: In which Year of the Battle of Plassey was fought?
(a) 1557
(b) 1657
(c) 1757
(d) 1857


Q3: Hyder Ali was the ruler of which of the following state?
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Mysore
(c) Cochi
(d) Bengal


Q4: The Seven Years' War (1756–1763) resulted in the defeat of the which of the following forces.
(a) American
(b) British
(c) French
(d) Russian


Monday, 29 July 2013

Newspaper Quiz (GK Quiz-7)

Newspaper Quiz
(As submitted by a student from Delhi)


Q1: In which state India's largest nuclear plant located

(a) delhi
(b) punjab
(c) haryana
(d) tamil nadu


Q2: Name the planet where glass falls as rain

(a) venus
(b) saturn
(c) blue planet
(d) mars


Q3: Name the person ,who is famous for making high quality music system,who died recently

(a) Amar Bose
(b) Amar Jain
(c) Amar Singh
(d) Amar Verma

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Olympics Quiz (GK Quiz-6)



Olympics Quiz
(GK Quiz-6)

Q1: International Olympic Committee was founded in the year

(a) 1854
(b) 1874
(c) 1894
(d) 1898


Q2: Where was the Ancient Olympics held?

(a) Rome
(b) Greece
(c) Egypt
(d) England


Q3: The five Olympic rings represent

(a) Original five members
(b) Largest five members
(c) Five continents
(d) Earth, Fire, Air, Water, Ether


Q4: The first Olympics (Ancient) took place in honour of which Greek God?

(a) Apollo
(b) Zeus
(c) Herculus
(d) Athena

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

General Knowledge Quiz (GK Quiz -5)

General Knowledge Quiz
General Knowledge Quiz (GK Quiz -5)

(GK Quiz -5)

Q1: The brightest planet is
(a) Jupiter
(b) Venus
(c) Mars
(d) Mercury


Q2: Which of the following nations has never won the Football World Cup?

(a) Uruguay
(b) England
(c) France
(d) Netherlands


Q3: Which of the following animals does not lays eggs?

(a) Pigeon
(b) Ostrich
(c) Penguin
(d) Bat

Sunday, 7 April 2013

Know The Currency (GK Quiz-4)

Know The Currency 
credits:clker.com

(GK Quiz-4)

Q1: Which of the following is the latest symbol for Indian rupee?

(a) $
(b) ₹
(c) ₨
(d) ₱


Q2: Which of the following is a symbol for Japanese currency?

(a) $
(b) ₤
(c) ¥
(d) ¢


Q3: Which of the following is used to denote as common symbol for currency when a particular symbol of that country is not available?

(a) ¤
(b) $
(c) ₤
(d) €


Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Who said this? (GK Quiz-3)

Who Said this?
 
How many white dots?image credits:openclipart

MCQs
Here are the famous quotes. Can you identify the famous personality who said this?

Q1: An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind

(a) Mother Teresa
(b) M. K. Gandhi
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Indira Gandhi

Q2: Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

(a) Mother Teresa
(b) M. K. Gandhi
(c) Albert Einstein
(d) George Bernard Shaw


Q3: Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country

(a) John F Kennedy
(b) Chandrashekhar Azad
(c) Abraham Lincoln
(d) M. K. Gandhi


Sunday, 24 March 2013

Know Your Doctor (GK Quiz-2)

Know Your Doctor 
Image Credits: wpclipart
(GK Quiz-2)

There are different types of doctors who have specialization in different medical domains. Can you identify what these specialists are called?

Q1: Skin Specialist is called as _____________

(a) Physician
(b) Dermatologist
(c) Ophthalmologist
(d) Cardiologist



Q2: Women's doctor 

(a) Geriatrician
(b) Oncologist
(c) Gynaecologist
(d) Dermatologist



Q3: Eye Doctor

(a) Optician
(b) Optometrist
(c) Otolaryngologist
(d) Ophthalmologist



Thursday, 21 March 2013

GUESS THE LEGENDARY PERSON FROM HISTORY (GK Quiz-1)

LEGENDARY PERSONS FROM HISTORY 
(GK Quiz-1)
Charles Spencer Chaplin
(image credits:openclipart)


Q1: One of the greatest music composer of his times. Born in Germany. At the age of 28, he was hard of hearing and was completely deaf in last few years of his life. Never heard his own fifth symphony. Who was he?

(a) John Sebastin Bach
(b) Ludwig Van Beethoven
(c) Michael Angelo
(d) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Q2: A scottish doctor who took writing as profession at the age of 32. Penned the most famous detective 'Sherlock Holmes'

(a) Agatha Christie
(b) Arthur Conan Doyle
(c) Stephan King
(d) Carolyn Keene


Q3: She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. Who was she?

(a) Wiggins
(b) Ever Lee Hairston
(c) Helen Keller
(d) Agatha Christie